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Olympic stud Michael Phelps shotguns a beer, parties with 8 women at high-end Houston restaurant

"Just saw a Michael Phelps shotgun a beer at this fine dining establishment," a friend announced on Facebook late Friday night. A text from his sister confirmed that they had spotted the decorated Olympic swimmer at Underbelly

I felt somehow responsible, just last week suggesting that they impress their out-of-town parents with reservations at Chris Shepherd's restaurant — the fried bycatch and the Wagyu tenderloin carpaccio blew mine away on a recent visit. 

The restaurant made a subtle reference to Phelps' presence:

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